Ads by Google Ads by Google

Regional

MAN WHO STOLE HALF A MILLION TALA IS APPREHENDED   Apia, SAMOA — Nearly a year since the suspect in a theft case to the tune of half a million tala fled Samoa, the New Zealand Police informed the Samoa Police that they have the suspect in custody. The man who is now behind bars allegedly stole $500...
ON TOP OF THE WORLD: Rosita Afele on top of the 5,364 meters Mt. Everest Base Camp. (Photo: Rosita Afele)
A 44-year-old Samoan woman, Rosita Afele, has conquered the world’s tallest mountain after 14 days of living on the edge. The Melbourne-based daughter of Fuimaono Savili Afele and Tima Afele from Lefagaoali’i Savai’i, Falealili and Lotofaga Safata, is absolutely elated about conquering Mount...
Conor Knighton at the southernmost U.S. National Park -- in American Samoa. [photo: CBS News]
Of all of the delegations at the Republican National Convention, only one introduced ITSELF to the rest of America: American Samoa, an often-overlooked collection of islands in the South Pacific which has been a U.S. territory since 1900. And yet, a lot of people, says Pua Tuaua, “have no idea...
[photo: tlh]
The Honolulu Aloha Aina Warriors, along with members of 350.org Hawaii, the local Sierra Club, and several other indigenous organizations, turned out in force on Wednesday, November 2 in Hawaii to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline project—now referred to as DAPL— which is underway in North and...
This photograph was taken earlier this year when students visited The Dalles from American Samoa. Now, local students are fundraising to visit Samoa next April, and a main fundraiser is a Samoan cultural event this Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. [file photo by Mark Gibson]
“Celebrating American Samoa,” a fundraiser set for this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in Dalles, Ore. is a cultural showcase put on by local students hoping to visit American Samoa next spring. The night will feature traditional Samoan food and...
Apia, SAMOA — A senior police officer who took a revolver home that belonged to the Ministry of Police was fined, after his wife reported him to the police, when she found out he was having an affair.  Samoa News is withholding the name of the defendant to protect the identity of the victim as this...
Courses will be offered at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Australian Pacific Technical College (APTC) and the National University of Samoa (NUS) for more than 700 Yazaki employees to prepare them for future job opportunities after their current employer Yazaki EDS Samoa shuts down next...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i is calling on current Blue Sky Samoa employees “to put your faith in the hands of God, not in the hands of people at Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH). At the same time he made it clear that the word...
MILESTONE IN SAMOA, DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM CHINA TO SAMOA SIGNED Apia, SAMOA — An Air Service Agreement has been signed between the Samoa Government and the Chinese Government Monday morning regarding direct flights from Beijing, China and Faleolo International Airport. Signed by the Ambassador of...
Islands such as Samoa are in the middle of nowhere, but people have been living on them for thousands of years. Now researchers have traced settlers' likely journeys. photo: Ann Johansson / Corbis / Getty Images]
Around 3,400 years ago, humans made the intrepid journey to one of the most remote places on Earth – the islands of Oceania. How did that prehistoric population traverse such a huge expanse of ocean to colonise this region? And more importantly, where did they come from? Researchers led by Alvaro...

Pages